. . . I’ve also had to replace my trusty laptop Hal (“Good morning, Nancy!” and yes, I use that voice!). Horrors – it wasn’t just about moving files. I had to learn new stuff. Like Word 2016. I’m still trying to find that little helper for spelling the word right. I know I saw it in the tutorial somewhere. And then there’s the subtle differences in keyboard from Dell to HP and the freaky touch pad. And the search to find everything where I saved it. Is it in the Cloud? Is it on the thumb drive? Is it still in my imagination? Which has my corrections?
Soooooo, editing is on the backburner while I download all these new frustrations and watch the table of offerings continue to get longer. A Write-In for my local RWA chapter to finish planning. Two blogs to do. A basement to clean out for the carpet cleaners. Those dang flowers that won’t plant themselves. A page proof of the next book in my Touched by Midnight series to read through. My critique group coming over for the weekend (Ahhh. Time for a creative battery recharge!). That next W-I-P that suddenly became so much more interesting than anything else I need to take care of. The day job. And then the rush and bustle of getting info out on the Pre-Order release of my first boxed set. I can’t decide if I’m stuffed or starving.
So, I’m multi-tasking. Word 2016 mastered(ish), blog one done (almost) and now the promo shout-out for the new boxed set:
Vampires, sexy ghosts, gargoyles, mummy’s curses and a secret magical society are some of the fabulous paranormal twists you’ll find in PARANORMAL ATTRACTIONS, a boxed set of 9 steamy romances brought to you by Amazon, Barnes & Noble bestselling, and award-winning authors. Lose yourself in these light and dark paranormal stories that are priced at only $0.99 for a limited time.
My offering for the boxed set is my dark shape-shifter romance, REMEMBERED BY MOONLIGHT which anchors the set of books I’m working on now (so it’s a great time to grab it up for a low price to catch up on backstory. Just saying!).
Check, check and check off my Things to do Today list. Awww geez! I’ve got TWO lists. The other one will have to wait until the Day Job is over (and maybe I’ll sneak in some page proofing on my lunch hour!)
So how are your creative frustrations going? Plate empty or full?
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